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In the movie 'Amadeus', did Tom Hulce play all the correct piano notes himself?

I've learned from multiple sources (IMDb, BuzzFeed) that every single note was played perfectly in Amadeus. My question is this: was the person playing those notes the actor Tom Hulce himself, or a ...
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237 views

Why is the poster of The Theory of Everything rotated 90 degrees clockwise?

Why is the poster of the movie "The Theory of Everything" rotated 90 degrees clockwise? In which way does this relate to the story and themes of the movie?
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1k views

What was the deal with Dotzler?

In Taken 3, inspector Dotzler both constantly plays around with either a rubber band or a white knight (chess piece). I never really quite understood the significance of either one of these, but they ...
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140 views

People hiding while a spaceship vacuums up other people

I am trying to identify a movie. There was a scene where people are hiding downhill, behind the bushes. And they witness how an alien's spaceship is like 'vacuuming' the people from the ground up. The ...
4
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1answer
295 views

Why are James Bond roles not played by American actors?

Why are James Bond roles not played by American actors? Sean Connery belongs to UK George Lazenby belongs to Australia Roger Moore belongs to UK Timothy Dalton belongs to UK Pierce Brosnan ...
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1answer
191 views

In the movie Cowboys and Aliens, did the alien kill the dog?

In the scene in the house, when a single alien was approaching, the dog went after him barking. Then we heard a whine, thinking the alien killed him. But later in the movie, the dog was very much ...
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1answer
65 views

Returning Properties in Martin Scorsese movies

I am looking for five properties which repeated in Martin Scorsese movies. I found already two: Practice in the Italian-American family. Criticism of Hollywood. I would love if you could help me ...
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2answers
747 views

Why Does Mike Dislike Walt, But Not Gus?

Mike clearly doesn't like Walt. He's upset that Walt was unwilling to just 'know his place', cook meth, and make as much money as he wanted. Is it ever explained why Mike doesn't feel the same way ...
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1answer
1k views

Family Guy “Wish it. Want it. Do it.” based on a real book?

http://www.amazon.com/Wish-Want-Do/dp/1483998584 The author is Brian H. Griffin. Is this book real? I thought it was a joke but it is a printed version and is on Amazon.
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60 views

12 Monkeys: Season 1, Episode 3

When James Cole tells Cassandra that he might see her in Haiti she replies: "Okay, well, when you're there, you do me a favor, and you stay away from me. Got it?" Why did she say that? She was wrong ...
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69 views

How does Lydia “escape” the dinner scene?

During the dinner scene, when Beetlejuice tries to get the Deetz to leave the house for the first time, they all (except Lydia) get possessed and start to dance to the Banana Boat Song: ...
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1answer
37k views

What song was played during credits of the kingsman? [closed]

What song was played during the credits of Kingsman: The Secret Service? Unfortunately my mobile battery drained out hence I wasn't able to Shazam it.
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99 views

Do kidnappers typically use authentication by newspaper? [closed]

Authentication by newspaper is the trope where the front page of a newspaper is displayed to indicate that a photo must have been taken on the day of publication, or later. Fictional examples of the ...
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1answer
72 views

Short Movie on PBS in the 70's with a Fox Stole that Comes to Life

When I was a kid in the 70's I remember very clearly seeing a short movie on our local Maine PBS station that had two kids (I think a girl and a boy) go down into the basement and look through boxes ...
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1answer
62 views

Searching for an Indian movie?

Talks about a father who had revenge from a newly married couple, destroying their life slowly, and at the end we can see that he was doing that to revenge for his son who was a friend of the married ...
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1answer
386 views

Are there Bollywood movies (esp. Sci-Fi) without singing and dancing? [closed]

Are there any Bollywood movies that do not have sing and dance sequences? I am not looking for a list of all such movies. If this question is considered too broad, a simple yes or no answer with a ...
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1answer
98 views

What episode of Cops would this be (aired between 1990-1991)

This is about an episode of Cops that I heard my brother tell me about, back in early 90's. It was either 1990 or 1991 and that would have made this one of the Season 2 episodes (unless he was ...
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1answer
122 views

Bollywood Horror movie

I watched this movie when I was younger around 2005-2010. I generally dislike Bollywood movies(only seen a handful and dances and songs really grind my gears) but this one was actually quite decent. ...
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1answer
128 views

Who is this Disney character?

He looks a lot like Lampwick but the differences are not few, especially in hair and eye color.
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1answer
368 views

In Inception movie final scene, why does the spinning top never comes to rest? [duplicate]

In Inception movie climax, why does the director cut to black before the spinning top is shown coming to rest?
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3answers
532 views

Is the same camera used for TV series and movies?

Are the same cameras used for TV series and movies?
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0answers
55 views

Was there supposed to be any implication Maynard G. Krebs Used Drugs?

In The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Dobie's best friend is Maynard G. Krebs, as played by Bob Denver. Maynard is a beatnik, loves jazz, and is quite out of touch with reality. I don't remember any ...
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1answer
81 views

About a show started or produced by Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov started or produced a show about a genius who owned a warehouse full of stuff and experiments and he with an assistant (who was assigned to watch him) solved a number of unusual crimes ...
3
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2answers
332 views

College student gets involved with his professor's wife

So I'm looking for this movie that's about a college student (I think) that was given an assignment from his professor. At some point in the movie, the student gets to go to the professor's house to ...
7
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1answer
195 views

How do they know the contents of the morning weather report message before they break the code?

In The Imitation Game there's this 'aha' moment where they realize IF they know the contents of the morning weather report they can use that to break the enigma. They can use the common phrases found ...
6
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1answer
183 views

Are the 2015 Academy Nominated Animated Shorts family friendly?

The 2015 Academy Nominated Animated Shorts are making the rounds in theaters right now. I can't find any specific information on the age appropriateness of the content. Does anyone know if this is ...
4
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1answer
253 views

What movie mentions that table salt is banned in the future?

I think it was a woman who said this to a man and the genre on the film was sci fi/futuristic. I thought it was Minority Report, but can't confirm that. Charlize Theron and Bruce Willis come to ...
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3answers
476 views

Guests are invited to a big mansion and killed

I don't know the name of the movie... the story begins like this: a random group of people gets an invitation to a mansion and they gather at that address. These people are interconnected in some ...
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73 views

Julian Assange on commitment

Did Julian Assange say or acknowledge being said the following dialogue in real life which appears on The Fifth Estate script. It takes two things to change the world. You'd be surprised how many ...
6
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1answer
224 views

What is the short in which a man has a nightmare complete with broken physics?

It's been at least two years now since bits of a movie short started echoing around in my head and I'd like to get them out. I've searched using every term I can think of and can't root out the clip. ...
2
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1answer
257 views

Movie about a group of child/teenager serial killers

I watched this movie a long time ago and I'm having a hard time trying to remember it. It's a Hollywood movie. I watched it circa 2005 - 2010 probably. I don't remember many details of the movie. ...
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1answer
462 views

Master builder in Lego Movie and Simpsons a Brick like me

You know that there was two Lego versions of Millhouse from the Simpsons. one was in the Lego Movie and the other in The Simpsons episode - a Brick like me. But in the Lego Movie Millhouse is called a ...
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1answer
102 views

80's movie about two young runaways killed in the end

80's adventure/drama movie about two young guys who went to be on the road (after they commited a crime?) and hide in the countryside. I remember the last scene where they are galloping on horses ...
0
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2answers
5k views

The Drop plot explanation

Major spoiler ahead be advised ! In the movie The Drop, we see how Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) who acted as the bartender for Cousin Marv (James Gandolfini) : in the case of the kid that got ...
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0answers
38 views

Who manufactured the corrupt Intersect and deposited it in the castle?

In the finale of Season 4, Morgan finds a corrupted version of the Intersect in the box belonging to Chuck and uploads it to his brain. Who build those glases? And who took it to the Castle? I ...
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0answers
49 views

S03E11: What did the guy meant by “It's a trap”

In S03E11, Chuck is meant to kill someone at a railway station. As Chuck is hesitating, the guy (He is named Perry) tells him that this is a trap or somehow set up. What did he mean by this? Or was ...
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146 views

Is it important to Johnny Depp that he win a best-actor Oscar? [closed]

Johnny Depp has been nominated for the best-actor Oscar three times: Jamie Foxx (Ray) beat Johnny (Finding Neverland) in 2005 Sean Penn (Mystic River) beat Johnny (Pirates of the Caribbean) in 2004 ...
6
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1answer
761 views

How did Newt survive while she was alone?

In Aliens, how did Newt survive while she was alone? Early in the movie, it is revealed that the little girl, Newt, had survived alone for several days among the aliens -- the very same aliens that ...
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2answers
566 views

Why was the killer's face never revealed in V for Vendetta (2005)?

Why was the killer's face never revealed in V for Vendetta (2005)?
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3answers
111 views

Who will decide about the sequences of scenes in a movie?

Who decides about the sequences of scenes for a movie? My friends are telling me that the Editor edits the film, so he will arrange the scenes in the way he sees fit. But I have some doubts about ...
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1answer
372 views

Why children not allowed to play a role in adult films, but allowed in Rated R films?

Why children not allowed to play a role in adult films, but allowed in Rated R films? we all know Rated R films are not suitable for kids, but Rated R films like Shining & T2 etc, Child played ...
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9answers
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What is the meaning of the badges on the caskets in American Sniper?

This question contains spoilers Several times throughout American Sniper, when a US soldier is buried other servicemen push a brass badge into the casket of the deceased solider. What are the ...
3
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1answer
102 views

Is Deckard a replicant?

I've heard it said that Deckard (Harrison Ford) in Blade Runner is a replicant. I don't remember it being made clear either way. Is Deckard a replicant? What evidence is there either way?
2
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1answer
91 views

Why would damage to Ken Barnaby's right hand be enough to exonerate him?

Background: In Luther, Series 3, episode 1, Ken Barnaby is a suspect in the case of a murdered internet troll, Jared Cass. Cass had tormented Barnaby and his wife over social media after their ...
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2answers
435 views

In Ocean's Thirteen, how can a loaded roulette ball's outcome be predicted down to three digits?

Introduction In Ocean's thirteen, the team decides to use loaded balls to rig the Roulette Table, since no Hi-Tech solution seemed to work out for them. They get a Pit Boss to plant the loaded balls ...
8
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1answer
362 views

Movie about a child living with rainforest people after a plane crash

i have been looking for a movie I used to play (as a CD) back in 2005 or 2006 for my son and he used to watch it EVERY DAY. The problem is I don't remember the movie title or even the actors. The ...
3
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2answers
109 views

Why are these people in the Purgatory timeline?

There seems to be a consensus that the alternate timeline (where the flight did not crash) which is shown in Season 6 of Lost is some sort of purgatory which the islanders were in before they moved on ...
3
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1answer
193 views

Does Jane Kaczmarek actually whistle in “Mrs. Tri-County”?

In the finale to season 6 of Malcolm in the Middle, Lois whistles impressively on stage. I can't seem to find a credit for who actually did the whistling: was it recorded (and from whom), or does the ...
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1answer
118 views

Movie about a witch who brings her sister back to life

I think I saw this movie in the late 80s. A woman dies, and a few weeks or months later her sister, who is a witch, brings her back to life. I recall her explaining to her sister how some unlikely ...
3
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1answer
246 views

Why didn't Brad Pitt win Best Picture Oscar Award for Departed, even though he served as producer for the film?

Why was Bard Pitt not nominated for the Oscar for Departed (2006)? Bradley Cooper's name is listed for Best Picture for Oscars because he served as producer for American Sniper: Then why was Brad ...

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